IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK
Based on the novel by James Baldwin and directed by Academy Award® winner Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK is the story of Tish (KiKi Layne), a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover's (Stephan James) innocence while carrying their first-born child to term. It is a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families and their lives, trying to bring about justice through love, for love and the promise of the American dream. With Regina King, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Aunjanue Ellis, Dave Franco, Diego Luna, Pedro Pascal, Emily Rios, Ed Skrein, Finn Wittrock and Bryan Tyree Henry.
DIR/SCR/PROD Barry Jenkins; SCR from the novel by James Baldwin; PROD Megan Ellison, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Sara Murphy, Adele Romanski. U.S., 2018, color, 117 min. RATED R
AFI Member passes accepted.